LHC Event Photos

Jesse B. Semple Brownbag 9/8/08
Prof. Jacob Dorman, University of Kansas
"Circus, Shriners, and Fairs, Oh My: An Alternative History of Black Islam and American Orientalism"

"Come to Africa and it is here!"
African Americans and Africa Seminar Series (co-sponsored with KASC) 10/23/08
Prof. James T. Campbell, Stanford University "Race, Politics and History:  W.E.B. Du Bois and the Encyclopedia Africana Project"

Fight For Freedom: A Century of the NAACP and the Struggle for Racial Equality 2/13/09  


Jesse B. Semple Brownbag 9/14/09
Prof. Ruben Flores "Forging an American Pluralism: The Mexican Revolution and American Civil RIghts"

"40 Years of Africana Studies"  Reflection and Visualization (co-sponsored with KASC) 10/20/10
Professor Ernest Allen, Jr., University of Massachusetts, Amherst "Black Studies in the Fourth Decade: Triumphs and Challenges,"  

"40 Years of Africana Studies"  Reflection and Visualization (co-sponsored with KASC) 10/27/10
Professor Madison D. Lacy, University of Kansas   "Making Short-Form Films/Video - The Battle for Hearts and Minds"

NEH Summer Instittute

The Langston Hughes Center received a $180,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to conduct a June 2017 summer institute for high school teachers, entitled "Teaching the 'Long Hot Summer' of 1967 and Beyond."  The project will be led by Shawn Alexander, Clarence Lang, and John Rury. See <http://www.summer67.dept.ku.edu/​>

Featured Video
Power of Sport: A Conversation on Business, Race and Sports - Claire Smith, Darnell Valentine and Lafayette Norwood
February 1, 2018
University of Kansas
Announcements / Events
I Wonder as I Wander - Videos
Directions and Routes in African American Studies
Select a speaker’s name to view the video.

Episode 8
Darren Canady, Assistant Professor
Department of English

Episode 9
Cécile Accilien, Associate Professor
Department of African and African-American Studies
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times
KU Today